Using temporary visas to supply lower skill personal carers is a short-sighted response to real problems of long-term under-investment in the disablity sector's greatest asset: its frontline workforce, argue Natasha Cortis and Shani Chan.
The NSW government has thrown its support behind a landmark report by UNSW’s Professor Deborah Brennan, by announcing a $20 million injection into the state's preschools.
Inner city Australians enjoy a higher standard of living than their suburban and rural counterparts, according to new research from UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre.
The unique needs of people with younger onset dementia have been addressed for the first time in new research by the Social Policy Research Centre.
Young adults who live at home well into adulthood still rely on their mothers to do housework, new research has found
Parents of children with disabilities who self-manage their funding support are significantly happier than other carers, an Australian-first study has found.
A new initiative providing stable housing for people with mental illness can dramatically reduce hospitalisation rates, a new report has found.
Economically disadvantaged young people suppress their own needs to protect their parents from social stigma, missing out on educational and social opportunities, a study has found.
The Prime Minister is selling the Schoolkids Bonus as extra help for families, but is it good policy, ask Peter Whiteford and Gerry Redmond.
Australian attitudes towards people with a disability are still largely negative, a Social Policy Research Centre project has found.